Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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California River Basin

Average Temperature Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
60.7°F
(15.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.4°C)
67th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1977
61st Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2001
Ties: 1895, 1983, 1994
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
58.2°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.8°F
(0.5°C)
75th Coolest Coolest since: 1948 1967
53rd Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1992
Ties: 1904
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
54.8°F
(12.7°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
0.3°F
(0.2°C)
71st Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
57th Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
52.2°F
(11.2°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
57th Coolest Coolest since: 1949 1917
71st Warmest Warmest since: 1950 1934
Ties: 1895, 1973, 1979, 1980
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
62nd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
66th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1904, 1960, 1983
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
49.0°F
(9.4°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
83rd Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2015
Ties: 1988, 1989, 2002
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
1.3°F
(0.7°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 2006, 2012
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
51.8°F
(11.0°C)
50.4°F
(10.2°C)
1.4°F
(0.8°C)
104th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
23rd Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1931, 1987, 2002, 2003
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
53.6°F
(12.0°C)
52.5°F
(11.4°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
100th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
27th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1968, 1980, 1988, 1994
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
99th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Ties: 1988
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
56.4°F
(13.6°C)
1.1°F
(0.6°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1940 2015
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
58.3°F
(14.6°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.9°F
(0.5°C)
98th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
29th Warmest Warmest since: 1943 2015
Ties: 1943, 1961, 2001, 2006
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
55.0°F
(12.8°C)
54.6°F
(12.6°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1917
48th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1968, 1991
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
57.8°F
(14.3°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
79th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
47th Warmest Warmest since: 1941 2015
Ties: 1968, 1991, 1995
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.3°C)
24th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
101st Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016
Ties: 1900, 1905, 1933, 1966, 1973, 1975
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
56.7°F
(13.7°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
18th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913
106th Warmest Warmest since: 1948 2016, 2017, 2018
Ties: 1899, 1903, 1916
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
56.9°F
(13.8°C)
57.4°F
(14.1°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1950 1913, 1917
97th Warmest Warmest since: 1947 2018
Ties: 1900, 1901, 1906, 1907, 1953, 1956

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/